Our teachers

Key staff in Junior School

Leadership team

Robert Lilley – Head of Junior School
Emma Cox  Assistant Head
Tom Weaver – Assistant Head/Designated Child Protection Officer

Year 3

Rebecca Dunn – Teacher/Year Group Leader
Victoria Bindloss – Teacher
Howard Bottomley – Teacher
Avigayil Franklin – Teacher
Rebecca Heap – Teacher/PSHCE Coordinator
Sally Lumsden – Teacher/Art Coordinator
Heather Pawley  – Teacher/Head of Smeaton House

Year 4

Ellen Moss – Year Group Leader
Claire Hele – Teacher/English Coordinator
Amy Morrison – Teacher/English Coordinator
Ann Rennoldson – Teacher/Maths Coordinator
Nina Willis –  Teacher/Geography  Coordinator
Chris Wainwright – Teacher

Year 5

Amanda Gifford – Teacher/Year Group Leader
Rachel Bush – Teacher/Computing Coordinator
Gareth Coleman – Teacher
Claire Corns – Teacher
Sam Critchley – Teacher/Head of Kennedy House

Year 6

James Shepherd – Teacher/Year Group Leader
Claire Edson – Teacher/History Coordinator
Sian Jones – Teacher/PSHCE Coordinator
Kelly Kane – Teacher
Jennifer Smith – Teacher
Helen Tuxford – Teacher/Charity Coordinator

Specialist teachers

Victoria Cooke – French Teacher/Head of Marshall House
Jane Davies – Teacher/Religious Education Coordinator
Karen Parkin – Music Teacher
Jan Hemsley – PE Teacher
Hayley Darby-Brown – Science Teacher/Head of Nicholson House
Manni Lali – Science Teacher
Craig Whish – PE Teacher

Individual Needs

We have a highly qualified and experienced Individual Needs department which works throughout the whole school. It is headed up Mrs Sally Cooke (N-Y4) with Mrs Carolyn Etchells overseeing Y5-Y8 and Mrs Christina Simpson Y9-Y13. The team also includes six Individual Needs teaching assistants who hold a wide range of TA and SEND qualifications.



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